Glossary of Medical Terms

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RIND

The outside covering or coat, as of flesh, fruit, trees, etc.; skin; hide; bark; peel; shell. "Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind With all thy charms, although this corporal rind Thou hast immanacled." (Milton) "Sweetest nu hath sourest rind." (Shak) Origin: AS. Rind bark, crust of bread; akin OHG. Rinta, G. Rinde, and perhaps to E. Rand, rim; cf. Skr. Ram to end, rest. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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